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Victims never receive this non-existent fortune but are tricked into sending their money to the criminals, who remain anonymous. They hide their real identity and location by using fake names and fake postal addresses as well as communicating via anonymous free email accounts and mobile phones.
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Fraud email example:
From: "STEVEN HEROULT" <email@example.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 15:26:01 +0000
Subject: REQUEST FOR COMPANY REPRESENTATIVE
Château de la Chantrerie
F-44307 Nantes cedex 3
REQUEST FOR COMPANY REPRESENTATIVE
I represent ATLANPOLE COMPANY based in FRANCE. We are searching for representatives who can help us establish a medium of getting to our customers in America and other nearby countries as well as making payments through you as our payment officer. It is upon this note that we seek your assistance to stand as our representative in your country. Note that, as our representative, you will receive 10%(ten percent) of whatever amount you clear for the company and the balance will be paid into an account we will avail to you. Please, to facilitate the conclusion of this transaction if accepted, do send me promptly by email the following:
(1)Your full names:
For more verbal update please contact me through my personal email; firstname.lastname@example.org,or
Thank you for your time.
MR. STEVEN HEROULT
(MANAGING DIRECTOR/CEO ATLANPOLE COMPANY, FRANCE).